Admission Requirements

In general, you must satisfy all of the following:

  1. A BS degree in Mechanical Enginering

  2. 3.o Grade Point Average in the last 60 units in your BS program

  3. GRE scores:

      • A combined score of 1100 or higher on Quantitative and Verbal tests

      • A score of 3.0 or higher in Analytical Writing Skills

For more details, visit the Graduate Admission website


  1. If you are an SJSU graduate or graduated from an ABET accredited institution, the GRE requirements is waived.

  2. If your undergraduate egineering major is not in ME, you can be considered for a conditonal admission, which will require completion of some additional courses, depending on the previous course work.

  3. If you are a graduate of a foreign institution, you must satisfy the SJSU English Proficiency Requirement: 

  4. If you have a GPA between 2.5 and 3.0, you can be considered for a conditional admission.

  5. Letters of recommendation are not required.